Northwestern Nebraska was known as an important area for the fur trade way back in the 19th century. Today, there are some wonderfully informative and fun ways to learn about that part of our state’s history, and the best of the best may just be Fur Trade Days, held every summer in Chadron.

There are even more events and attractions than we’ve listed here, so be sure to visit the festival’s website for more information and a schedule. You should also check out the festival’s Facebook page for frequent updates on this year’s festivities. The 2022 festival will be held July 6-10. Will you be attending this year?

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